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PAJ demands PM responds to Warmington’s ‘loutish’ behaviour

Gleaner on October 5th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

The Press Association of Jamaica has released a statement appealing to Prime Minister Andrew Holness to address what it calls the unsatisfactory response of State Minister Everald Warmington to a reporter this week.

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Cease and desist - Hanover Municipal Corporation issues stop order on two major projects

Gleaner on October 5th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

WESTERN BUREAU:Stop orders have been issued for two significant projects now under way in Hanover, including expansion work at a major hotel.According to the Hanover Municipal Corporation (HMC), the action was part of its ongoing bid to stop the…

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Shaw eyes idle sugar lands

Gleaner on October 5th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

St Catherine, Clarendon, and Trelawny are the parishes where sugar land has been identified for divestment in the first phase of a plan by the Government to put thousands of idle acreage into crop production.Minister of Industry, Commerce,…

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Jamaica seeks US help in probe of major gun find

Gleaner on October 5th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

The Jamaican police plan to seek the assistance of their counterparts in the United States (US) to help identify the persons behind the cache of guns and over 600 assorted rounds of ammunition that were seized at the wharf in Kingston on Wednesday,…

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Cease and desist - - Hanover Municipal Corporation issues stop order on two major projects

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WESTERN BUREAU:Stop orders have been issued for two significant projects now under way in Hanover, including expansion work at a major hotel.According to the Hanover Municipal Corporation (HMC), the action was part of its ongoing bid to stop the…

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Spelling Bee | I used everything I learnt to spell those words, says Murray

Gleaner on October 5th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

Spanish Town, St Catherine:Church of the Open Bible -Twickenham Park:1. Peter-John Murray, Hydel High School2. Amir Stewart, Marlie Mount Primary School3. Kimloy Perch, St Jago High School4. Chrishawn Green, Naggo Head Primary School5. Jana…

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Too many children are being murdered - PTA Region 4 boss

Gleaner on October 5th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

WESTERN BUREAU:Julia James-Spence, the All-Island Parent-Teacher Association (AIPTA) chairman for Region Four, says that the killing of students in the region has hit an alarming level, and she is calling for persons to seek counselling instead of…

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‘Chucky’ Brown Trial | Witness testifies to being shot during gun attack

Gleaner on October 5th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

A policeman-turned-farmer told the court yesterday that he was shot during the gun attack along the Palmer’s Cross main road in Clarendon on January 10, 2009, in which Robert ‘Gutty’ Dawkins was killed as he testified in the trial for police…

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Subpoena issued for medical records in Mario Deane case

Gleaner on October 5th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

WESTERN BUREAU:The St James Circuit Court yesterday issued a subpoena for the medical records of Adrian Morgan, one of the two inmates charged with murder in relation to the 2014 death of Mario Deane. The medical record is with regard to his…

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Gleaner Editors’ Forum | Callers making malicious reports to terrorise enemies - Some calls to Crime Stop force police to apologise to persons

Gleaner on October 5th, 2018 | File Under Headline News -

Haters, especially intimate partners, have used the Crime Stop hotlines to terrorise their enemies with false reports.Representatives of Crime Stop told a recent Gleaner Editors’ Forum that last month, they received three calls determined to be…

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